June 23, 2021

For his "honest mistake" the younger Mr Snodgrass who voted for his dead father got himself:

  • 3 days in jail
  • $500 fine
  • Assessed court costs

An elected official who commits voter fraud probably shouldn't be an elected official, right?

Source: The Hill

A Republican Ohio government official admitted to forging his deceased father's signature on an absentee ballot in the 2020 presidential election, calling his actions “an honest error."

Edward Snodgrass, a Porter Township trustee, told NBC News that he had been signing documents on his father's behalf for several years due his father breaking his arm.

“It was there with a pile of other paperwork,” Snodgrass said of the absentee ballot. “I was sleep-deprived and not thinking clearly. But I’m not going to run away from it.”

“I was simply trying to execute a dying man’s wishes,” he added, saying that it would be wrong to characterize what he did as “just Trump voter fraud."

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